Lord Turnberg


A selection of Lord Turnberg's votes

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  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Health and Social Care - Motion to Take Note 24 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I also congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, on securing the debate and giving us this opportunity in her usual clear and erudite manner. I refer noble Lords to my interests in the register. It is pretty obvious that the noble Lord, Lord Hunt, could not be here today. I am sure he is almost as unhappy as I am that he is not here, but this has been rather a depressing debate....
  • Israel and Palestine - Question for Short Debate 13 Oct 2016

    My Lords, I, too, must declare my interest as a guest of the Israeli Government on the APPG visit earlier this year to Israel, the West Bank and the PLO offices in Ramallah. When I told my Israeli granddaughter that I was speaking in a debate on the peace process, she said, “What peace process?”. She was simply reflecting the widespread cynicism among Israelis—and, I fear,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Antisemitism 3 Aug 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of reports of increasing anti-Semitism in the UK, whether they will consult university Vice-Chancellors about what action they can take on the decision of the National Union of Students (NUS) to prevent the Union of Jewish Students from recommending a representative on the NUS Anti-Racism, Anti-Fascist Task Force.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: President, British Society of Gastroenterlogy (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, NHS Sustainability Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (26 Jun 2001 to 1 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)


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